Tags: Activity Alliance

Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 09:22

Call to prioritise disabled people in sport and leisure as new research reveals huge pandemic impact

Call to prioritise disabled people in sport and leisure as new research reveals huge pandemic impact

Activity Alliance is urging decision makers in sport and leisure to prioritise disabled people as they strive to recover from the pandemic. Read More »

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Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 15:16

Inclusive Activity Programme launches new eLearning module

Inclusive Activity Programme launches new eLearning module

Activity Alliance and UK Coaching add a new eLearning opportunity to their joint initiative - Inclusive Activity Programme. From today, people can take part in a new online training module to learn about making physical activity inclusive and accessible to everyone. Read More »

Tags: Activity Alliance, Inclusive Activity Programme

Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 11:58

COVID-19 and disabled people snapshot – October 2020

COVID-19 and disabled people snapshot – October 2020

The attached overview helps those working in sport and leisure to understand the wider impact COVID-19 is having on disabled people and activity levels. The findings collated from secondary resources give a snapshot of what challenges we may face in the future. Read More »

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Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 11:09

Empowering sport and leisure workforce through inclusive customer service course

Empowering sport and leisure workforce through inclusive customer service course

Activity Alliance is excited to reveal the new updated eLearning course, Delivering an excellent service for disabled customers. With refreshed content, the online module sets out to empower workforces within leisure and sport organisations. Upskilling the teams responsible for customer care in these active environments will enable more disabled people to have a better, positive experience. Supported by London Marathon Charitable Trust, Swim England and Everything eLearning, it is revealed ahead of National Fitness Day (23 September). Read More »

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Posted: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:44

New resource: Taking a person-centred approach

New resource: Taking a person-centred approach

Activity Alliance is pleased to unveil their new engagement resource titled 'Inclusive activity: taking a person-centred approach' which is attached below.

The resource explains the concept of 'intersectionality' in relation to disabled people. It highlights how a person's social identities connect and overlap; and how this can influence their activity levels. It encourages sport and leisure organisations to look beyond standard demographics and take a person-centred approach when planning and providing opportunities. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Activity Alliance

Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 10:18

Let’s deliver an inclusive return to play!

Let’s deliver an inclusive return to play!

From Activity Alliance and members

An open letter urging sport and leisure decision makers to put disabled people's inclusion at the heart of plans and preparations as restrictions are lifted further. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Activity Alliance

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:32

New Engagement factsheet on supporting low-income households released

New Engagement factsheet on supporting low-income households released

Activity Alliance has released its latest engagement factsheet titled 'Supporting disabled people from low-income households to be active'. It is the latest in a collection of resources that advise sport and leisure providers on inclusive practice. Learn how you can plan, target and deliver more appealing and accessible opportunities for disabled people. Read More »

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Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 14:09

Inclusion guidance to help tackle rising inequalities as sport and leisure return

Inclusion guidance to help tackle rising inequalities as sport and leisure return

As more opportunities to be active resume, new guidance released today will help providers to enable welcoming, and more accessible environments. Activity Alliance has published Reopening Activity: An inclusive response, in consultation with partners across sport, leisure and disability equality. The national charity wants providers to consider the guidance as part of their ongoing commitment to disabled people's inclusion. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Activity Alliance

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 14:03

STEP inclusion resources to support activity while at home

STEP inclusion resources to support activity while at home

Activity Alliance is sharing the top ways to adapt activities so more people can stay in and work out. The STEP tool is one of the most effective ways to use household items to be active. STEP stands for Space, Task, Equipment and People. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Activity Alliance, Disability, Fun, News

Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 12:42

Activity Alliance - Exercising at Home

Activity Alliance - Exercising at Home

During this testing time, the Activity Alliance remain committed to ensuring disabled people can be and stay active. So, while you can't go to your favourite weekly exercise class or make a splash at the local swimming pool, there's lots of ways you can enjoy being active. They have compiled a list of exercise advice, workouts, videos and activity guides to support disabled people to move more while at home. Read More »

Tags: #Stay InWorkOut, Activity Alliance, Disability